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Vidalia Student Named to State Council
Monday, 02 November 2009
November 2--  A Vidalia High School student is among 53 students from around Georgia named to State School Superintendent Kathy Cox's 2009-2010 Student Advisory Council.
   As members of the council, these students will meet three times throughout the school year to advise Superintendent Cox on how state policies are having an impact in the classroom. The Student Advisory Council will also discuss other education-related issues and will serve as the Superintendent's ambassadors in their respective schools.
   "The Student Advisory Council is an invaluable resource to me and the leadership of the Georgia Department of Education," Superintendent Cox said. "It gives me a tremendous insight into how state policies and procedures are working in the classroom and it allows me to communicate directly with students in schools throughout Georgia."
   More than 550 students from 108 districts applied to be a member of the Student Advisory Council by filling out an application and answering essay questions. Students were chosen based on the strength of their essay answers.
   "It was a difficult task to choose the members of the Student Advisory Council this year and I'm grateful to every student who applied,"
Superintendent Cox said. "I think we have a great group of students this year and I'm looking forward to our first meeting."
   The first meeting of the Student Advisory Council will be held November
9 at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
The complete list of students including Christopher Warren at Vidalia High School is listed below.
2009‐2010 Student Advisory Council
First Name Last Name School System
Savannah Andersen Cartersville High School Cartersville City
Maggie Bailey Academy of Richmond County Richmond County
Jerrel Baker Lovejoy High School Clayton County
Chasity Barlow Jackson High School Butts County
MacTavius Basley Twiggs County High School Twiggs County
Manasa Bhatta Chattahoochee High School Fulton County
Taylor Bishop North Hall High School Hall County
Emma Brown Central High School Bibb County
Miranda Burke Dooly County High School Dooly County
McCall Butler Troup High School Troup County
Kyle Champion Americus‐Sumter High School South Sumter County
Drake Corbin Jackson County Comprehensive High School Jackson County
Brittney Curry Baldwin High School Baldwin County
Callie Dailey Jenkins County High School Jenkins County
Brittney Daughtry Georgia School for the Deaf State Schools
Jordie Davies Dodge County High School Dodge County
Bob Deans Douglas County HS Douglas County
LaToria Dixon Frederick Douglass High School Atlanta City
Will Dover Rockmart High School Polk County
Corey Fischer Woody Gap School Union County
Vanessa Gallegos Central Gwinnett High School Gwinnett County
Amanda Grobe Colquitt County High School Colquitt County
Andrew Henderson Georgia School for the Deaf State Schools
David Henry Lamar County Comprehensive High School Lamar County
Matthew Holt Cook County High School Cook County
Elizabeth Jordan McNair High School DeKalb County
Helena Joseph Luella High School Henry County
Mary Keilhauer Pope High School Cobb County
Elizabeth Kornegay Thomasville High School Scholars Academy Thomasville City
Veronica Leon Gainesville High School Gainesville City
Sarah Lindsey Washington County High School Washington County
Kayla Marks Monroe Comprehensive High School Dougherty County
Ryan McCormack Ridgeland High School Walker County
Lindsey McDonald Alcovy High School Newton County
Grace McLaine Clinch County High School Clinch County
Katherine Olson Savannah Arts Academy Chatham County
Ben O'Steen Appling County High School Appling County
Ansley Parker Pierce County High School Pierce County
Travis Perry Willam Henry Sprencer High School Muscogee County
Shaniqua Pierce West Laurens High School Laurens County
Anthony Reed Oconee County High School Oconee County
Hannah Robbins Woodstock High School Cherokee County
Sara Beth Roberts White County High School White County
Leekira Smith Statesboro High School Bulloch County
Sarah Snipes Coffee County High School Coffee County
Quannaires Streeter Sandy Creek High School Fayette County
Charles Trader Camden County High School Camden County
Sofia Tuttle Rockdale Magnet School for Science & Technology Rockdale County
Will Walker Turner County High School Turner County
Christopher Warren Vidalia Comprehensive High School Vidalia City
Ellie Weeks Tift County High School Tift County
Laura Whyte Peach County High School Peach County
Jaimee Yearwood Greene County High School Greene County
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